Patents by Inventor James Arthur Strickland

James Arthur Strickland has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200146332
    Abstract: Some embodiments of a tobacco article may include tobacco disposed in a porous matrix. The tobacco article may provide tobacco, tobacco constituents, or both tobacco and tobacco constituents to the consumer's mouth in the form of particles, liquid, or vapor so as to provide tobacco satisfaction to the consumer. In some circumstances, the tobacco may be integrally molded with a plastic material so that at least a portion of the tobacco is disposed in pores of the matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC
    Inventors: James Arthur STRICKLAND, Frank Scott ATCHLEY
  • Patent number: 10555551
    Abstract: Some embodiments of a tobacco article may include tobacco disposed in a porous matrix. The tobacco article may provide tobacco, tobacco constituents, or both tobacco and tobacco constituents to the consumer's mouth in the form of particles, liquid, or vapor so as to provide tobacco satisfaction to the consumer. In some circumstances, the tobacco may be integrally molded with a plastic material so that at least a portion of the tobacco is disposed in pores of the matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC
    Inventors: James Arthur Strickland, Frank Scott Atchley
  • Publication number: 20190387785
    Abstract: Some embodiments of a tobacco article may include tobacco disposed in a porous matrix. The tobacco article may provide tobacco, tobacco constituents, or both tobacco and tobacco constituents to the consumer's mouth in the form of particles, liquid, or vapor so as to provide tobacco satisfaction to the consumer. In some circumstances, the tobacco may be integrally molded with a plastic material so that at least a portion of the tobacco is disposed in pores of the matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC
    Inventors: James Arthur STRICKLAND, Frank Scott ATCHLEY
  • Patent number: 10420366
    Abstract: Some embodiments of a tobacco article may include tobacco disposed in a porous matrix. The tobacco article may provide tobacco, tobacco constituents, or both tobacco and tobacco constituents to the consumer's mouth in the form of particles, liquid, or vapor so as to provide tobacco satisfaction to the consumer. In some circumstances, the tobacco may be integrally molded with a plastic material so that at least a portion of the tobacco is disposed in pores of the matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC
    Inventors: James Arthur Strickland, Frank Scott Atchley
  • Publication number: 20190281883
    Abstract: Methods of making reconstituted tobacco include contacting a mixture including tobacco pulp with one or more fluid streams including one or more peroxides (e.g., hydrogen peroxide), recovering one or more fluids from the tobacco pulp mixture, and reusing the recovered fluids in at least one subsequent tobacco pulp contacting step. In some cases, methods provided herein can recover one or more fluids including one or more peroxides, such that the at least one subsequent tobacco pulp contacting step includes contacting tobacco pulp with a fluid including one or more peroxides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: Altria Client Services LLC
    Inventors: John KOTROLA, Ujwala Warek, James Arthur Strickland, Elisabeth Miller, Dongmei Xu
  • Patent number: 10377992
    Abstract: Bacteriophage are provided, and methods of making and using the bacteriophage also are provided. The bacteriophage can be provided in a tobacco product, where the bacteriophage reduces the number of viable bacteria in the tobacco product and includes a nucleic acid sequence encoding an endolysin having at least 95% sequence identity to the nucleic acid sequence shown in SEQ ID NO: 1 or to the amino acid sequence shown in SEQ ID NO: 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: Altria Client Services LLC, Micreos BV
    Inventors: Dongmei Xu, Elisabeth Miller, James Arthur Strickland, Ujwala Warek, Steven Hagens
  • Publication number: 20190203185
    Abstract: Bacteriophage are provided, and methods of making and using the bacteriophage also are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Dongmei Xu, Elisabeth Miller, James Arthur Strickland, Ujwala Warek, Steven Hagens
  • Patent number: 10306915
    Abstract: Methods of making reconstituted tobacco include contacting a mixture including tobacco pulp with one or more fluid streams including one or more peroxides (e.g., hydrogen peroxide), recovering one or more fluids from the tobacco pulp mixture, and reusing the recovered fluids in at least one subsequent tobacco pulp contacting step. In some cases, methods provided herein can recover one or more fluids including one or more peroxides, such that the at least one subsequent tobacco pulp contacting step includes contacting tobacco pulp with a fluid including one or more peroxides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Altria Client Services LLC
    Inventors: John Kotrola, Ujwala Warek, James Arthur Strickland, Elisabeth Miller, Dongmei Xu
  • Publication number: 20180199532
    Abstract: This disclosure provides a number of sequences involved in the transport of alkaloids from the root to the leaf in tobacco, methods of using such sequences, tobacco plants carrying modifications to such sequences, and tobacco products made from such plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Jesse Frederick, Yanxin Shen, Dongmei Xu, Ujwala Warek, James Arthur Strickland
  • Patent number: 9986756
    Abstract: An oral product includes a body that is wholly receivable in an oral cavity. The body includes a mouth-stable polymer matrix, exhausted tobacco fibers embedded in the mouth-stable polymer matrix, and an additive dispersed in the mouth-stable polymer matrix. The oral product is adapted to release the additive from the body when the body is received within the oral cavity and exposed to saliva.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: ALTRIA CLIENT SERVICES LLC
    Inventors: Feng Gao, Frank Scott Atchley, Gregory James Griscik, Christopher Joseph DiNovi, Phillip M. Hulan, James Arthur Strickland, Diane Gee
  • Publication number: 20180070626
    Abstract: An oral tobacco product includes a body that is wholly receivable in an oral cavity. The body includes a mouth-stable polymer matrix and tobacco fibers embedded in the mouth-stable polymer matrix. The oral tobacco product can be formed by extruding a mixture of mouth-stable polymer and tobacco fibers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventors: Feng Gao, Frank Scott Atchley, Gregory James Griscik, Christopher Joseph DiNovi, Phillip M. Hulan, Diane L. Gee, Munmaya K. Mishra, James Arthur Strickland
  • Patent number: 9854830
    Abstract: An oral tobacco product includes a body that is wholly receivable in an oral cavity. The body includes a mouth-stable polymer matrix and tobacco fibers embedded in the mouth-stable polymer matrix. The oral tobacco product can be formed by extruding a mixture of mouth-stable polymer and tobacco fibers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: ALTRIA CLIENT SERVICES LLC
    Inventors: Feng Gao, Frank Scott Atchley, Gregory Griscik, Christopher Joseph DiNovi, Phillip M. Hulan, Diane Gee, Munmaya K. Mishra, James Arthur Strickland
  • Patent number: 9795165
    Abstract: Some embodiments of a tobacco product package device can be used to enhance freshness and other characteristics of tobacco products or other products contained therein. Certain features can improve product freshness both during shelf life and during consumer use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC
    Inventors: David Karl Bried, James Arthur Strickland, Mark T. Nielsen, Frank Scott Atchley, Lamar Eugene Walters, II, Gregory A. Pace
  • Publication number: 20160369245
    Abstract: Bacteriophage are provided, and methods of making and using the bacteriophage also are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventors: Dongmei Xu, Elisabeth Miller, James Arthur Strickland, Ujwala Warek, Steven Hagens
  • Patent number: 9433239
    Abstract: Bacteriophage are provided, and methods of making and using the bacteriophage also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: ALTRIA CLIENT SERVICES LLC
    Inventors: Dongmei Xu, Elisabeth Miller, James Arthur Strickland, Ujwala Warek
  • Patent number: 9427019
    Abstract: Tobacco articles having tobacco disposed in a porous matrix. The tobacco articles can provide tobacco to an adult consumer in the form of particles, liquid, or vapor so as to furnish tobacco satisfaction to the consumer. The tobacco can be integrally molded with a plastic material so that at least a portion of the tobacco is disposed in pores of the matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC
    Inventors: Frank Scott Atchley, James Arthur Strickland, James M. Rossman
  • Publication number: 20150305399
    Abstract: Methods of making reconstituted tobacco include contacting a mixture including tobacco pulp with one or more fluid streams including one or more peroxides (e.g., hydrogen peroxide), recovering one or more fluids from the tobacco pulp mixture, and reusing the recovered fluids in at least one subsequent tobacco pulp contacting step. In some cases, methods provided herein can recover one or more fluids including one or more peroxides, such that the at least one subsequent tobacco pulp contacting step includes contacting tobacco pulp with a fluid including one or more peroxides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2014
    Publication date: October 29, 2015
    Inventors: John Kotrola, Ujwala Warek, James Arthur Strickland, Elisabeth Miller, Dongmei Xu
  • Publication number: 20150173319
    Abstract: This disclosure provides a number of sequences involved in the transport of alkaloids from the root to the leaf in tobacco, methods of using such sequences, tobacco plants carrying modifications to such sequences, and tobacco products made from such plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Inventors: Jesse Frederick, Yanxin Shen, Dongmei Xu, Ujwala Warek, James Arthur Strickland
  • Publication number: 20140261479
    Abstract: Provided herein are nicotine-containing products that also contain anatabine. Also provided are methods of making such products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventors: Dongmei Xu, James Arthur Strickland, Jeffery Edmiston
  • Publication number: 20140261478
    Abstract: Bacteriophage are provided, and methods of making and using the bacteriophage also are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventors: Dongmei Xu, Elisabeth Miller, James Arthur Strickland, Ujwala Warek